TABLE 3

Participant Demographics, n = 683

HIV-Positive, n = 218HIV-Affected, n = 228HIV-Unaffected, n = 237
Children
 Mean age, y (SD)13.79 (2.27)13.46 (2.16)13.57 (2.14)
 Mean SES index (SD)0.03 (1.02)−0.07 (0.89)0.04 (1.09)
 Boys, n (%)108 (50)111 (49)111 (47)
 Mother is primary caregiver, n (%)97 (44)150 (66)161 (68)
Caregivers
 Mean age, y (SD)46.37 (14.10)43.01 (8.68)44.70 (10.66)
 Men, n (%)42 (19)44 (19)53 (22)
  • Parents of HIV-positive children were significantly older than parents in the affected group. HIV-positive children were significantly less likely than those in the other 2 groups for the mother to be the main caregiver.